How I treat acute and chronic leukemia in pregnancy.

@article{Shapira2008HowIT,
  title={How I treat acute and chronic leukemia in pregnancy.},
  author={Tal Shapira and David Pereg and Michael Lishner},
  journal={Blood reviews},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={247-59}
}
The prevalence of pregnancy associated leukemia is approximately 1 case out of 10,000 pregnancies. This rare occurrence precludes the conducting of large, prospective studies to examine diagnostic, management and outcome issues. The treatment of a pregnant woman with leukemia may be associated with severe adverse fetal outcome including death and malformations, and therefore poses a difficult challenge for both the patient and the attending physician. Chemotherapy during the 1st trimester is… CONTINUE READING
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